New Orleans

8 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 2,485 ratings

Hot Blooded Publisher's Summary

Lisa Jackson is a New York Times best-selling author of suspenseful, erotic thrillers. In Hot Blooded, she transports listeners into the heart of New Orleans, where a deluded murderer is on a holy quest of vengeance. Dr. Samantha Leeds hosts her own late-night radio talk-show on WSLJ. One day she receives a menacing phone call at her home, while miles away, a prostitute is strangled to death. Seemingly unrelated, nobody connects the two events until more murders occur under similar circumstances. Dr. Sam soon realizes that someone from her past is stalking towards her, armed with a rosary and a deep-seeded hatred. Sam must rely on her wits, and a friendship with her mysterious new neighbor, Ty Wheeler, if she wants to escape the killer's wrath. Filled with sensational suspense, Hot Blooded is a sizzling departure from the usual romance novel. Alyssa Bresnahan's steamy narration takes listeners deep into the murky Bayou swamps and the terrifying secrets within.
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  • Book 1

    • Hot Blooded

    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 523
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 410
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 410

    In Hot Blooded, she transports listeners into the heart of New Orleans, where a deluded murderer is on a holy quest of vengeance. Dr. Samantha Leeds hosts her own late-night radio talk-show on WSLJ. One day she receives a menacing phone call at her home, while miles away, a prostitute is strangled to death. Seemingly unrelated, nobody connects the two events until more murders occur under similar circumstances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, bad narrator

    • By Constance on 02-03-14

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 2

    • Cold Blooded

    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299

    Best-selling author of Hot Blooded Lisa Jackson reunites detectives Rick Bentz and Reuben Montoya in this gripping psychological thriller. As a serial killer terrorizes New Orleans, the detectives enlist the aid of psychic Olivia Benchet. As the beautiful Olivia paints a vivid portrait of the man they seek, Bentz finds himself thinking of nothing but seducing her. But as the killer claims yet another victim, Bentz realizes that both Olivia and his daughter Kristi are the next targets.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • worth the frustration

    • By Dorothy on 09-25-12

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 3

    • Shiver

    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    Detective Reuben "Diego" Montoya is back in New Orleans. Thanks to years of working with the dark side of society, his youthful swagger is gone, replaced by straightforward determination. He'll need it, because a serial killer is turning The Big Easy into his personal playground. The victims are killed in pairs - no connection, no apparent motive, no real clues. Somebody's playing a sick game, and Montoya intends to beat him at it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • shiver

    • By Nancy on 10-20-10

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 4

    • Absolute Fear

    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    Eve Renner has struggled to remember the night she was nearly killed and her lover was tried for murder. She remembers getting the anxious call from a friend from her past: "Meet me at the cabin. I've got evidence." She remembers seeing that friend lying in a pool of blood. And she remembers a horrifying glimpse of her lover Cole Dennis's face as a gunshot plunged her into darkness. Now, her memory and emotions scarred, Eve has returned to New Orleans to forget the past. But the past will not be forgotten.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Thoughts

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-22-17

    Regular price: $27.27

  • Book 5

    • Lost Souls

    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 175

    Twenty-seven-year-old Kristi Bentz is lucky to be alive. Not many people her age have nearly died twice at the hands of a serial killer, and lived to tell about it. Her dad, New Orleans detective Rick Bentz, wants Kristi to stay in New Orleans and out of danger. But if anything, Kristi's experiences have made her even more fascinated by the mind of the serial killer.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WOW

    • By Peggy on 08-23-08

    Regular price: $27.27

  • Book 6

    • Malice

    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean, Mel Foster
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 325
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 202

    The scent is unmistakable - gardenias, sweet and delicate, the same perfume that his beautiful first wife, Jennifer, always wore. Opening his eyes in the hospital room where he's recovering from an accident, New Orleans detective Rick Bentz sees her standing in the doorway. Then Jennifer blows him a kiss and disappears. But it couldn't have been Jennifer. She died 12 years ago....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific

    • By Samantha on 04-20-09

    Regular price: $25.89

  • Book 7

    • Devious

    • A Bentz and Montoya Novel
    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    The crime scene at St. Marguerite’s cathedral in New Orleans is shocking, even to seasoned detectives like Rick Bentz and Reuben Montoya. A novice nun named Sister Camille has been found dressed in a yellowed bridal gown and viciously garroted, her body covered with an altar cloth. Valerie Houston is devastated by her sister’s death. For weeks, she’d begged Camille to leave St. Marguerite’s, where she seemed determined to live as some kind of martyr. But Camille had a knack for making bad choices....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Gothic novel

    • By Christine on 03-26-12
    • A Bentz and Montoya Novel
    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 03-29-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 215 ratings

    Regular price: $25.89

  • Book 8

    • Never Die Alone

    • By: Lisa Jackson
    • Narrated by: Natalie Ross
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 363
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 329
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 327

    It should be the best day of their lives. Too bad they never get to see it. On the cusp of their twenty-first birthday, he strikes. His victims are always twins, their ritualistic murders planned in exquisite detail, down to the moment when they breathe their last together....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The Narrator Ruined This

    • By Natasha on 09-08-15

    Regular price: $29.99